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“I just head last night of your husband's passing. You have my deepest sympathy and I really do understand. My husband passed away 23 years ago and...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Madelyn Bookwalter - Kittanning, PA

“We shared a lot of good times in high school. I'm so sorry that Jeff is no longer with us. May you who loved him find comfort in his love of life...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Susan Elster` - Pittsburgh, PA

“Jeff will be missed by all who knew him. . What a courageous battle he fought and now eternal rest he will be granted with his beautiful mother, ...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bottorff - Spotsylvania, VA


4 of 16 | Posted by: Beth Bottorff - Spotsylvania, VA

“My name is Ralph Dougherty. I was friends with Jeff all through high school and have nothing but fond memories of Jeff. One quick story..after we had...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Ralph Dougherty - My. Lebanon, PA

“Pam, Kathleen, Jeffrey. There are zero words to express our sympathy. We have never seen more evidence of love, devotion, determination, locally, and...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Maureen Sheldon - Moon Township, PA

“My deepest sympathies to you, Pam, and your family. from your old friend from Warner Cable, Susan Friday ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeff had such a great passion for life. He will be missed by many ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Brian and Carol Schrecongost - PA

“My heart is so heavy after hearing about your passing. I prayed for you everyday by name. I have known you since 7th grade and I met the love of my...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Annamarie Teolis - Mt. Lebanon, PA

“My sympathies go out to your family. May you find comfort in God's loving arms during this difficult time. (2 Thessalonians 2:16,17) ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeff will be missed. I was so grateful that he stood by and had such a long friendship with my now deceased brother, Jon Watkins. Love to you all....Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Megan Watkins - Fairplay, CO

“Part of the Grand Concourse era back in the early days. May Jeff Rest In Peace. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Ina Finn - Suffolk, VA - Coworker

“I've know Jeff for 48 years we had some great times together and I'm sure he's in a better place. you'll be missed by us all. RichardCunningham. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeff, you will be sorely missed! ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Newcott

“I remember all the great times in Mount Washington we lived around the corner from each other Greg caper upstairs for me and Jeff in Patterson and...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Tera Sunder - Sandy, UT - Friend

“So many wonderful memories come to mind from our misguided youth. Skiing in Pa. and trips to Rossclair, parties on Mt. Washington. I was so glad and...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Leslie Moss - Park City, UT


Age 60, of Worthington, PA, formerly of Mt. Lebanon (Pittsburgh) died Nov. 20, having lost his two year battle with cancer. He was born to John, Jr. and the late Mary Frances Dockum, in Evansville, IN and grew up in Mt. Lebanon. He is survived by his loving wife, Pamela of 22 years, his father and two sons, John IV (Jason) and Jeffrey, and one daughter, Kathleen, two sisters, Mckayla Braden and Melissa Kelly, and many nieces and nephews.

After graduating from Mt. Lebanon High School Jeff received a BA in engineering degree from Kent State University and a MA from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. His professional career included teaching at the former Robert Morris College and as vice president of sales for a local firm that refurbished structures such as the Duquesne Incline stations and buildings in Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

Jeff loved his farm home of many years in Worthington caring for its animals, ponds, fields and pastures that grace the beautiful hillsides and the opportunities its affords to hunt, fish, ride and ski with his family. He loved and in turn was revered by his many, many friends. His love of life will be sorely missed.